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Dogs Who Love Modern Design

There are many ways to judge a room—its size, its shape, its furniture. But as these dogs of Dwell homes would likely attest, all it takes is good instinct. Here, we've rounded up a few of our favorite pooches from the pages of Dwell, pictured in their go-to lounging spots. Then, eye more dogs of Dwell here.
July 16, 2014
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Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons

Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons architects Bates Masi.
July 14, 2014
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Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to build their green dream home.
July 9, 2014
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Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean

A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the spirit of its surroundings.
July 8, 2014
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8 Futuristic Prefab Homes

If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.
July 7, 2014
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A Modern, Energy-Efficient Smart Home

The University of California, Davis, and automaker Honda team up on a concept that explores energy efficiency and emerging green technology in a residential context.
July 1, 2014
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8 Contraptions that Transform a Small Space

Sometimes you need a room to do double or even triple duty. These transformative furniture units take versatility to a whole new level.
June 30, 2014
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Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado

Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
June 29, 2014
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A Light-Filled, Nature-Inspired House in Dallas

A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make the most of both.
June 25, 2014